Wisconsin Workers Compensation Related News

What’s the difference between workers’ compensation and personal injury?

What’s the difference between workers’ compensation and personal injury?

While workers’ compensation and personal injury are very similar in nature, there are several differences.  In New York State, when you are injured while you are working, the governing law is the Workers Compensation Law.  The state requires employers to have insurance coverage specifically for work injuries as you cannot … Continue reading

HOW TO GET COMPENSATED FOR YOUR PERSONAL INJURY

HOW TO GET COMPENSATED FOR YOUR PERSONAL INJURY

Ever ask yourself what you would do for a million dollars?  Many people would be willing to:  swim with man-eating sharks, eat a bowl of maggots, or even swing on a net-less trapeze.  These mental games never pose the most likely question:  How much for your health?  People who are … Continue reading

Texting-Related Car Accidents

Texting-Related Car Accidents

Texting while driving has been outlawed by many states across the United States. This is with good reason. While such laws may seem trivial at face value, they are very important laws to follow. Phoenix car accident lawyer Aaron Crane states “This is because texting while driving often causes catastrophic accidents leading … Continue reading

3 Common Work-related Neck Injuries

3 Common Work-related Neck Injuries

Chronic Neck Pain Posture:  Forward head syndrome.  We have all been there.  Working hard on a project at the computer for several hours at a time.  What do we end up doing?  Leaning forward and getting closer to the computer monitor.  When doing this we’re putting our body in a … Continue reading

3 Ways to Avoid Back Pain at Your Office

3 Ways to Avoid Back Pain at Your Office

People constantly complain to their Rockville back pain doctor that they have no time for the gym.  But without being active, people end up doing more harm to their body by being inactive.  So how can people avoid back pain in the office?  We have assembled three essential elements that … Continue reading

3 Questions Your Lawyer Needs to Answer Before You Hire Them

3 Questions Your Lawyer Needs to Answer Before You Hire Them

Facing any type of legal battle can be stressful and overwhelming, but it is important to take steps to help ensure that your case has a positive outcome. For personal injury victims, one of the most important steps can be to hire a qualified DC personal injury lawyer who can … Continue reading

The Importance of Food Allergy Labeling

The Importance of Food Allergy Labeling

The 8 most common food allergies in the United States are:  milk, egg, tree nuts, peanuts, soy, wheat, fish, and shellfish.  These 8 foods account for about 90% of the food allergies in the U.S.  It is estimated that between 2-4% of adults have food allergies and between 5-8% of … Continue reading

Vote Nancy Stencil for Assembly

Vote Nancy Stencil for Assembly

Wisconsin Representative John Spiros attempted to destroy our gold standard Worker’s Compensation system in 2015. Not only did Representative Spiros purposefully circumvent the Workers Compensation Advisory Council System, but he also attempted to throw 100+ years of cooperation by labor and management out the window. Among other things, the bill that … Continue reading

Safety Tips for Workers in Highway Work Zones

Safety Tips for Workers in Highway Work Zones

Highway work zones can be very dangerous for individuals working in the construction injury. Injuries can range from workers being struck by cars, to falling, to sustaining significant electrical shocks. Additionally, the chance of injury tends to increase for individuals working in severe weather conditions. While most highway work is … Continue reading

What do I need to know about the newly passed Workers’ Comp Bill?

Workers' Compensation Lawyer Racine, WI 

Wisconsin Act 180 Assembly Bill 724 became law on March 1st, 2016. Governor Scott Walker signed the bill on February 29th, as discussed in a recent blog post. With the exception of two provisions that will take effect this July, all other provisions were effective as of March 2nd. The … Continue reading